Table 1

Sociodemographic background and diabetes profile of the 17 participants

CharacteristicValue
Age range (years)22–69
Sex, n
 Female10
 Male7
Race, n
 Malays8
 Chinese4
 Indians4
 Nepalese1
Education, n
 Secondary9
 Tertiary5
 Primary2
 No formal education1
Years living with diabetes (range)2–30
Years using insulin (range)1–14